Trumping My Mind

North-Americans are, individually, proud humans. An endless pride fills up their souls right since the very tender age when they really can process the messages from their parents. Very early in their lives, they hear stories about the grandiosity of their country. They learn that World only survives because USA exists. They learn that big […]

Top 10 Greedy For Power

Kim Jong-un

How to read the following table? It’s fundamental to:

be curious about the topic not to have home the same situation have some knowledge of world wide geopolitical issues realize that none of the actual Top 10 or previous ones happen to be democratic leaders be for democratic alternance[1] be aware that in democratic countries […]

Habemus Praesidēns !!!

Marcelo Rebelo Sousa

Running against very politically weak opponents, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa had to be elected the new president of Portugal. In fact, he was the only candidate with a solid political background. Furthermore, being 67 years old[1], very attached to one of the biggest political parties in Portugal[2], former government minister and member of parliament, law […]

Jesus in Black -part 2

“A couple of millenniums ago the world was anxiously waiting for Jesus, The Savior. A couple of weeks ago, USA were expecting anxiously for Barack, The Savior. Poor him!”

That was the way I started six years ago a post named “Jesus in Black” by the time Mr. Barack Obama was elected the first African-American […]

Same shit, different flies

I wish I could say this applies only to Portugal but, unfortunately, not. Throughout Europe, the supposed one to be union, a deep political leadership crisis is on the running since a couple of decades with incompetent ministers following even more incompetent ones, election after election, yet with every successor proclaiming to be much better […]

April 25th, forever…

Another Carnation Revolution celebration day! This time, things are pretty much different from previous years. Portugal’s independence is totally jeopardized, in danger, as we are now lead by other entities than ourselves.

Current wars, in Europe, are economical. We no longer fear the invasion by platoons and canons. We fear, the ones who fear[1], […]

Sir Vitor Gaspar

Vítor Gaspar[1] graduated from the Faculty of Human Sciences, Portuguese Catholic University, in 1982. He received his Masters Degree and Doctorate in Economics from the Faculty of Economics, New University of Lisbon, in 1985 and 1988, respectively. The same university awarded him the academic title of «agregado» in 1992.


Diary Of A Moribund Country -part 2

I’m sure there are many Portuguese over here who will not appreciate this text of mine but I really need to expel this pagan feeling of mine about Portuguese people: these elections[1] have confirmed that we really are some nerds and that for some reason, evidently scientific, the gods are not with us!

Let us […]